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We are committed to delivering an exceptional student experience, preparing graduates for life, and serving our regions by taking research that matters to the world and bringing our global expertise home.

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Our Plan

Our 2020-2025 Looking Ahead Strategic Plan.

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Our Values

Equity, Excellence, Engagement and Sustainability underpin everything we do.

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Study with us

Choose a degree or course that excites and motivates, where you will gain the knowledge, industry connections and real-world experience needed to create the career you want.

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Acknowledgement of Country 00:40

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal Nation, Darkinjung Nation, Biripai Nation, Worimi Nation, Wonnarua Nation and Eora Nation. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.

Indigenous collaboration

We are proud of our record in Indigenous higher education, innovation and engagement, which has been driven by relationships with the Indigenous community and through the work of the Wollotuka Institute.

Our research impact

Our research impact

Our world-leading researchers translate new knowledge into innovations that make a real difference.

Collaborate and engage

Collaborate and engage

Whether you are a business, NGO, charity organisation or simply an engaged member of the community, there is an opportunity for you to collaborate and engage with the University.

Our stories

Strengthening trans-Tasman relationship with strategic partnership

Strengthening trans-Tasman relationship with strategic partnership

The University of Waikato and the University of Newcastle have further strengthened their relationship with the signing of a strategic partnership agreement this month.

New research plants the seed to grow food crops with sea water

New research plants the seed to grow food crops with sea water

Budding new plant biology research is paving the potential to produce food crops that not only survive but thrive in salty conditions.

Returning to study marketing, Rebecca meant business

Returning to study marketing, Rebecca meant business

Rebecca Cramp started university straight out of high school but decided, at the time, it wasn’t for her. Seven years later she returned with a renewed sense of purpose.

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Heath scores Wollotuka support to succeed

Heath scores Wollotuka support to succeed

As a young country boy from Bourke with aspirations of being an NRL player, Barkindji man Heath Gibbs never thought University was an option for him.

Every student journey celebrated at University of Newcastle graduations

Every student journey celebrated at University of Newcastle graduations

More than 1,200 students will don their caps and gowns to celebrate their study achievements during six graduation ceremonies this week at the University of Newcastle’s Callaghan campus.

Australian-first network to drive collaboration across digital health research and education

Australian-first network to drive collaboration across digital health research and education

The University of Newcastle has been announced an inaugural member of an Australian first, national, cross-university network that will advocate for, and advance digital health, through collaboration and evidence-based research.

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Featured events

50 Years 50 Stories Exhibition

50 Years 50 Stories Exhibition

The 50 YEARS FIFTY STORIES exhibition and commemorative book have been made possible with the help of a wonderful team of current undergraduate students, including photographers, designers, and writers, some of whom are Open Foundation graduates themselves. Pals. Pathways.

Campus Tours Callaghan

Campus Tours Callaghan

Come and explore the vibrant atmosphere of the University of Newcastle's Callaghan Campus in Australia. This in-person event is a fantastic opportunity to get a firsthand experience of our beautiful campus.

Campus Tours Ourimbah

Campus Tours Ourimbah

Whether you are a prospective student, a parent or carer, or simply curious about the university experience, this tour is an ideal way to get a firsthand look at everything Ourimbah Campus has to offer.

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Campus Tours Central Coast Clinical School

Campus Tours Central Coast Clinical School

Join us for an exciting in-person tour of the Central Coast Clinical School! This event is a fantastic opportunity to explore our state-of-the-art facilities and learn more about the cutting-edge medical education and research happening on campus.

Campus Tours NUspace

Campus Tours NUspace

Join a tour of NUspace. You'll have the opportunity to discover the latest technologies, interactive classrooms, and collaborative study areas that make NUspace a hub of creativity and learning. Our knowledgeable staff will be available to answer any questions you may have.

Campus Tours Q Building

Campus Tours Q Building

Join us for an exciting tour of the Q Building! Explore the state-of-the-art facilities and immerse yourself in the vibrant campus atmosphere. This in-person event is your chance to discover the cutting-edge technology and innovative spaces that make the Q Building a hub of creativity and learning.

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